The Great Pumpkin Project

The Great Pumpkin Project The mystery of the missing bees and sick pumpkins and cucumbers About this lesson We are documenting the insects and microbes that visit all cucurbit plants, including pumpkins (which are native to the Americas) and cucumbers (which are native to Asia). These plants are now grown and [...]

December 21st, 2016|Agriculture, Biology, Citizen Science, Entomology, Evolution, Nutrition|

Ant Picnic

Ant Picnic Any Grade Level 1-2 hours   Ecology About this lesson Are ants always ruining your picnic or in your kitchen? Have you ever noticed that some ants are drawn to your potato chips more than your candy? Their snack choices [...]

May 16th, 2016|Citizen Science, Entomology, Nutrition, Urban Ecology|